Dawgs vs. Utes: By The Numbers

The Washington Huskies will face off against the elite and physical Utah Utes with the theme of trying to “right the ship.”

Utah is currently the 9th ranked team in the nation in the AP Poll and boasts one of the top defenses in the country.

Washington is coming off a heartbreaking 35-31 loss against the Oregon Ducks, before heading into the bye last week.

Here are some numbers of interest in this matchup showdown at Husky Stadium…..

10 – Washington is currently averaging 10.6 yards per punt return this season.

9 – The Utes enter this matchup against the Huskies as the #9 ranked team in the nation in the AP Poll.

8 – Utah has shut out its opponents in 8 halves of football this season.

7– The Utes have started the season with a record of 7-1 or better for the third time in the past five seasons.

6 – The Huskies are currently averaging 6.4 yards per play on offense this year.

5 – Washington head coach Chris Petersen is currently 5-0 after the bye week, during his career at Washington.

4 – During the Chris Petersen era at Washington, the Huskies have scored 4 kickoff returns for touchdowns.

3 – Washington currently has a 3-4 record over its past seven games against top-10 teams.

2 – The Utes are currently 2-1 on the road this season.

1 – Utah is currently 1-8 against the Huskies when playing on the road in Seattle.

0 – During the Chris Petersen era at Washington, the Huskies have surrendered 0 returns for a score.


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